Friday, December 2, 2016

The Festive Dozen 2016: Luxxury - Breathe

Everyone is partial to the odd morsel of delicious disco on occasion, right?

Whether it’s under the guise of deep house, nu disco, or an even more distant cousin like melodic techno, it’s essentially the same thing – music to buckle the knees and have you involuntarily gravitating towards the dancefloor. You know it’s wrong, but it just feels right. Well, sort of. It may seem less “right” to any innocent on-looker. Or perhaps that’s just me, still afflicted with an irrepressible side effect from ‘70s childhood conditioning.

A firm current favourite under the disco ball lights and on the kitchen tiles here at Chez everythingsgonegreen is funked-up throwback producer Luxxury, or the artist formerly known as Baron Von Luxxury, a purveyor of some of the finest retro sounds out there. ‘Breathe’ is one such 2016 trip, a tune to take you somewhere far away from the daily grind, even though it doesn’t really go anywhere in particular …

(The Festive Dozen is a fairly randomly selected year-end collection of clips featuring the tunes which featured most prominently on the (generally pop-loving) iPod playlists of everythingsgonegreen at various stages throughout 2016) ...


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